Monthly Archives: August 2012

Kitchen Sink Cooking: Poached Tilapia with Tomatoes, Avocado, and Pasta with a Wine and Vegetable Sauce

My hubby is not a fan of fish, so on the nights when I eat fish it is dining for one. He wanted to eat potstickers for dinner, but, alas, there is soy in potstickers so it is off my … Continue reading

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Furbabies meet Monkey: When Worlds Collide

While pregnant I was always concerned about when we would bring our little bundle of joy home, how would the furbabies react.  I talked to our vet about ways to introduce them safely and she suggested that I enter the … Continue reading

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Container Gardening: Summer Veggies from your Garden this Winter!

I created this post in November 2011 on another blog, but have decided to consolidate and since it’s August and my tomatoes are in full swing, I thought it was relevant. Enjoy 🙂 My vegetable garden did somewhat well this … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Cooking: Mustard Panko Chicken

I love making my own chicken tenders. It’s a quick-ish easy dinner that always has left overs that are great frozen for a quick meal another night. I usually make them with traditional store bought bread crumbs and an egg … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Cooking: Smashed Potato Salad

A great summer substitute for the traditional potato salad.  I’ve never been in love with the traditional potato salad.  It seemed to heavy for me, plus I was always wary of potato salad that had been sitting out for awhile … Continue reading

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A “Wonder Week” what?

So you hear about growth spurts for babies, a time where they feed more to up your supply to meet their needs; however, I apparently missed the “wonder week” chapter.  Monkey is now 16 weeks and has been a fussy, … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Cooking: Canned Stocks/Broths

The other day I went to make dinner and wanted some beef stock for a slow cooker stew.  So I pulled out a can from my pantry and because of Monkey’s food sensitivities, checked the label… I was shocked.  So … Continue reading

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What is wrong with my baby?!

My little monkey had issues from the word go.  Never anything serious and I am surely thankful for that… but we had a number of puzzles to figure out (see And She’s here! and The Doctor VS the Lactation Consultant … Continue reading

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